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Own your own Island – in the center of Ireland, for under €100,000

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A unique property is currently for sale in Athlone, in the center of Ireland. The property is a complete Island, known as Big Yellow Island. Covered in natural vegetation, the island spans 2 to 3 acres and is situated just 500m from the Hodson Bay Hotel and golf club. 

The property was originally purchased at a 2006 public auction for €165,700 after starting at €75,000. It’s back on the market almost 20 years later for an asking price of  €95,000. It’s expected to be of particular interest for those interested in developing the land for tourism or conservation use, with no residential property or buildings on the land. There are no utility connections like electricity or gas on the island, which could attract prospective buyers interested in a camping enterprise, or those seeking a serene nature retreat surrounded by lush greenery.

For boating enthusiasts, the island is conveniently close to Athlone Boat Club and Lough Ree Boat Club. Golfers will appreciate the proximity to several golf courses, including the Hodson Bay Golf Course, visible from the island. Only reachable by private boat, the island,

Author: Thiago

I moved to Ireland 2012. I work as a business administrator and travel a lot to Europe with my work. I enjoy writing and athletics during my vacation and try to visit friends and family every year in Brazil.
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